BIOETHICS

The Sanctity of Human Life

Heated debates are not unusual when confronting tough medical issues where it seems that moral and religious perspectives often erupt in conflict with philosophical or political positions.

Medical Ethics in the Ancient World

In this book Paul Carrick charts the ancient Greek and Roman foundations of Western medical ethics.

Kidney for Sale by Owner

If most Americans accept the notion that the market is the most efficient means to distribute resources, why should body parts be excluded?

Law and Bioethics

While the American legal system has played an important role in shaping the field of bioethics, Law and Bioethics is the first book on the subject designed to be accessible to readers with

Ethics, Trust, and the Professions

The essays in Ethics, Trust, and the Professions probe the nature of the fiduciary relationship that binds client to lawyer, believer to minister, and patient to doctor.

God and the Embryo

Discussions and debates over the medical use of stem cells and cloning have always had a religious component. But there are many different religious voices.

Crafting a Cloning Policy

Ever since Dolly, the Scottish lamb, tottered on wobbly legs into our consciousness-followed swiftly by other animals: first, mice; then pigs that may provide human transplants, and even an ordinar

Dental Ethics at Chairside

Every health care practitioner from Hippocrates to our own day has had to deal with questions of ethics in the effort to serve patients properly and well. The dental professional is no different.

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